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How to: Why You Need to Make Puppy Chow (aka Muddy Buddies) Snack Mix

How to: Why You Need to Make Puppy Chow (aka Muddy Buddies) Snack Mix


Puppy Chow

If you follow a lot of food bloggers you may have seen these chocolatey Chex Mix snacks popping up everywhere. That's probably because they are super simple to make and seriously satisfying for your sweet tooth.

So what exactly is Puppy Chow?

It's a munchable mixture of about 4 or 5 staple pantry ingredients, including Chex Rice Cereal, melted chocolate chips and powdered sugar plus optional ingredients for additional flavoring. It takes about 5 minutes to make and you need only a bowl, a microwave and a resealable bag.

Also called muddy buddies, monkey munch or reindeer food, this sweet snack has been popular in midwest USA for years. It's perfectly portable, seriously snackable and admittedly addictive. Entertaining on short notice, hosting kids' parties, having a bad day or getting a hankering for sugar - Puppy Chow is the snack that has your back.

Get ready to chow down!

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